Sword (uchigatana) and scabbard
Uchigatana-type sword, made by Sukesada of Osafune, Bizen Province, in August 1564. The hamon (temper line) is of narrow width and straight line formed of small waves and some large waves.
Described in 1969 as:"habaki and seppa of copper [sic = gilt]; tsuba of iron; fuchi and kashira of iron with inlaid brass; mekugi of brass. The hilt is decorated with a pearly white granular substance [sic = 'same" or ray skin wrapping under the tsuka-ito or braid] and gold tape [sic= tsuak-ito]. Wooden scabbard with dark lacquer design; kojiri of iron with inlaid brass."
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Length: 70.1cm (27 5/8")
Width: 3.1cm (1 1/4")
Width: 1.9cm (3/4")
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